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Eaton Corporation Eaton Internship Program – Supply Chain Management in Cleveland, Ohio

We make what matters work.

You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers.

What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:

  • Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants will have the same experience or set of responsibilities.

  • Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills and try on different roles early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.

  • By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.

  • The opportunity to learn from senior leaders is a part of the fabric of every experience.

Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready?

Position Overview:

The objective of the Eaton Internship Program Supply Chain Management is designed to provide interns challenging and rewarding supply chain experiences to develop leadership and functional skills. The program is ideal for current MBA or Masters of Supply Chain Management students who have a proven track record of excellent academic performance and a high level of ethics, values, and creativity.

During the internship, participants are provided with on-the-job professional and leadership responsibilities while working on projects within procurement or materials with measurable business impact.

The 12 to 14 week paid internship will provide participants with:

  • Exposure to project management, strategic supply sourcing, commodity management, logistics trade management, new product development, materials management, or supplier development.

  • Assignments aligned with the strategic objectives of Eaton’s Supply Chain function.

  • Presentations and coaching opportunities led by members of the senior SCM leadership team.

  • Learning and development of Eaton Leadership Competencies such as business strategy, business acumen, and leveraging resources.

In addition to your valuable on the job learning, interns participate in robust programming including professional development activities, cross-functional projects, senior leader exposure, networking events, and visits to other Eaton sites. These events will help you gain exposure to the many exciting opportunities that lay ahead of you as you build your career at Eaton.

Intern groups may be in one of the following business headquarters:

  • Beachwood, OH (Greater Cleveland area)

  • Moon Township, PA (Greater Pittsburgh area)

  • Southfield, MI (Greater Detroit area)

Additional internship locations may be available in select manufacturing sites to meet individual, developmental interest and business need.

After completion of the internship, and upon graduation, your experience and newly acquired skills could lead to a variety of career paths, such as full-time employment in the Supply Chain Management Leadership Development Program or directly into the field. The Supply Chain Leadership Development Program (SCMLDP) is a full-time rotational program which could include assignments in Supply Chain, Procurement, or Materials.


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):

  • Actively pursuing a Master’s or MBA degree with a focus in supply chain management from an accredited institution

  • A minimum of one internship in Supply Chain or Operations

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

  • Geographically flexible to relocate within the United States for this Internship Program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desire for a career in Supply Chain Management in manufacturing environment

  • Strong analytical, writing, and presentation skills

  • High potential/high interest to develop as future leader within the supply chain/operations organization

  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community

Position Criteria:

  • This role may include travel (up to 25%) within a local region as determined the assignment manager.

  • Transportation to and from the worksite and for incidental business travel is the responsibility of the intern; however, expenses for required and approved business travel (not including the worksite) will be reimbursed.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.